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Early Childhood Education

Academic Department: Health Sciences
Main Office: CSC 102
Phone Ext: 7369
Program Website: www.marin.edu/Departments/HealthSciences/EarlyChildhoodEducation/
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

The Early Childhood Education Program is designed to prepare students to become teachers or directors in children’s centers, nursery and preschools, prekindergartens, infant-toddler programs, employer-supported children’s centers, extended daycare or family day-care programs.

Career Options
Teacher, Head Teacher, or Director of: Children’s Centers, Employer- Supported Children’s Centers, Extended Day Programs, Family Day-Care Programs, Infant-Toddler Programs, Nursery and Preschools, Parent Cooperative Nursery Schools, Prekindergarten Programs

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.S. in Early Childhood Education, Occupational (Certificate of Achievement awarded. Skills Certificate in Early Childhood Education Core also awarded.)
To obtain an Associate in Science degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, students need to complete the required courses, as well as general education courses and graduation requirements. A Certificate of Achievement is also awarded (see “Early Childhood Education Certificate of Achievement Requirements”). In addition, a Skills Certificate is earned by satisfactory completion of the required courses. (See “Early Childhood Education Core Skills Certificate Requirements”.)
Students who wish to enter the Early Childhood Education Program are advised to call or contact the program coordinator. Transfer students, however, are advised to complete English 150 and 151 or 155. All students should consult a counselor.

See Catalog for more information.

Department Phone: (415) 457.8811 ext. 8221
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Briffa, Jennifer Pa jennifer.briffa@marin.edu CSC 1 7325
DeMartini, Terry terry.demartini@marin.edu BLDG11 204 8221
Dodge, Peggy B peggy.dodge@marin.edu CSC 104 7369
Johnson, Sarah L sarah.johnson@marin.edu CSC 1 7325
Kreuzer, Susanne R susanne.kreuzer@marin.edu CSC 101 7468
Moraca, Lori A Lori.Moraca@marin.edu CSC 102 7784
Rappaport, Betty J  
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Spring 2015 11904 ECE 101 - Intro Child Development 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 DeMartini, Terry
11760 ECE 110 - Child Development 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD FA 201 Briffa, Jennifer
10168 ECE 112 - Child/Family/Community 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 091 Johnson, Sarah
11903 ECE 114 - Principles and Practices 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 DeMartini, Terry
10378 ECE 115 - Intro E C Curriculum 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:40-21:30 IVC BLDG12 100 Dodge, Peggy
11571 ECE 115 - Intro E C Curriculum 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 08:10-11:00 KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
10381 ECE 131 - Child Health and Safety 01/21/15-04/01/15 W 18:40-21:30 IVC BLDG12 100 Kreuzer, Susanne
10381 ECE 131 - Child Health and Safety 03/14/15-03/28/15 S IVC BLDG27 112 Kreuzer, Susanne
12178 ECE 220A - ECE Administration A 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 08:10-11:00 KTD CSC 120 Staff, Marin
12179 ECE 220B - ECE Administration B 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
10387 ECE 222 - Special Needs Children 03/03/15-05/19/15 T 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 091 Kreuzer, Susanne
11906 ECE 260 - Childcare Conf & Workshop 01/24/15-01/24/15 S 08:10-17:00 KTD Dodge, Peggy
11906 ECE 260 - Childcare Conf & Workshop 01/24/15-01/24/15 S 08:10-17:00 KTD Moraca, Lori
11906 ECE 260 - Childcare Conf & Workshop 02/07/15-02/07/15 S 08:10-17:00 KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
11906 ECE 260 - Childcare Conf & Workshop 02/07/15-02/07/15 S 08:10-17:00 KTD CSC 120 Moraca, Lori
10390 ECE 261 - ECE Conference Course 03/21/15-03/21/15 S 08:00-16:30 OFF MCOE MCFR Dodge, Peggy
11757 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 01/22/15-05/21/15 KTD Dodge, Peggy
11757 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 01/22/15-05/21/15 R KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
10473 ECE 281 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar II 01/29/15-05/14/15 KTD Dodge, Peggy
10473 ECE 281 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar II 01/29/15-05/14/15 R KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
10550 ECE 295 - Supervising Adult/EC Prg 02/26/15-05/14/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 092 Rappaport, Betty

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